Batteries for Surefire torches in the UK

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  1. All, I've got a Surefire torch but have found that a) the batteries run out very quickly and b) they cost a fair bit in the UK (c123 batteries, IIRC).

    Does anyone know of a cheap stockist for the right batteries for Surefire that won't cost me a month's salary?

    Thanks in advance

  2. I bought rechargeables and a charger from ebay, got two sets of batteries so I have a spare set charged.

    They work perfectly and hold their charge well.

    They were about the cost of two sets of duracells so good value.

    I also changed the bulb for the LED version and it's even brighter.
  3. Ahhhh, that's a good option. Thanks very much!
  4. Cow

    Cow LE

    I've a C2 and have also swapped for a LED bulb (from ebay). They're not as good as the Surefire bulbs but for the saving you can buy a few and more batteries. I'm not sure about using rechargeable batteries, the power supply needs to be pretty good to get max output. If it does work I may be swayed though!

    What sort of run time do you get with them?
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  6. Porridge_gun

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    You bloody spotter!

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  7. Suck me, beautiful! It's only because I have a shite load in my battery box in the cupboard.
  8. Or try here:

  9. Your best bet is drop the Surefire range unless you got the basic G2 model and turn to a company called Niton999, they stock superb range of lighting equipment including their own range (excellent quality, durability and a fair price too), the one I'm currently using is the L.E II Professional which runs on AAA batteries, lasts for ages and runs on a 7w LED (Hasn't let me down and is a great bit of kit)

    Ex Rockape51
  10. Sounds great apart from the fact I'm now out...
  11. Fixed that for you! ;-)
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  12. Try The Photon Shop or Ledfire torches
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